NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 40 events
from April 16, 2021 to August 20, 2021
in History (x) category

Friday, April 16, 2021

Apr16

Showing Up Presented by The Civilians

at Virtual/Online WorkshopManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Civilians presents Showing Up, a free livestreamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s portraits of Black Lives Matter activists.
Category: Concerts, Art, History, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Apr17

Historic New York: Coney Island

at Parachute Jump (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the visionaries who helped shape and define Coney Island. Registration is required.
Category: History
Free!

Apr17

Farmhouse Family Day: Spring Sprouts and Sketches

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
As the weather warms, we’re resuming socially-distanced outdoor Family Days at the Wyckoff House Museum! Plant seeds on the farm, explore the grounds, play games, or learn still…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Event
Apr17

Spring Chores 'n' Tours

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the reawakened historic village of Historic Richmond Town. Costumed Historical Interpreters will display 19th-century lifeways, demonstrating housekeeping, cleaning, and chores we perform today with modern conveniences.
Category: History

Apr17

Historic New York: Lower East Side Parks Highlights

at Seal Shower Garden and Fire Boat House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we discuss the highlights of past, present and future of parks in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Apr17

Historic Trees of Conference House Park Walking Tour

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join an NYC Parks arborist, naturalist, and historian for a guided tour of the historic trees of Conference House Park. The tour will highlight some of the great trees associated with this historic house and park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Monday, April 19, 2021

Apr19

Sustainability at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location, Virtual/Online Only

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover what the Conservancy is doing to protect and nurture Madison Square Park.
Category: Birding, History, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park, Talks, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

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Event

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Apr20

Breaking the Winter Fast with Spring Greens

at Virtual/Online Only

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
As part of the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum's Earth Week events, Boscobel House and Gardens will be presenting on the Farmhouse's Facebook. An early 19th Century American…
Category: History, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Apr21

Cook with the Seasons!

at Virtual/Online Only

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
As part of our Earth Week celebration, join the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum to learn how to make a perfectly soft, creamy, and tender polenta!
Category: History, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Apr22

Unspoken Voices: Honoring the Legacy of Black America

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum's exhibition Unspoken Voices: Honoring the Legacy of Black America in a socially distant and safe manner.
Category: Art, History

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